At the February 24 board meeting, St. Martin Secondary School students Isabella Quattro and Sarah Yam outlined their Mission Milk Bags initiative to collect milk bags and weave them into sleeping mats for distribution to third world countries.
On February 10, Grade 2 students at St. Josephine Bakhita Catholic School celebrated the 100th Day of School!
On February 10, Auxiliary Bishop John A. Boissonneau and Trustee Esther O’Toole presented Kathryn Torchia, a Grade 8 student at Mississauga’s St. Therese of the Child Jesus Elementary School, with a copy of her poster which was selected to be featured in ShareLife’s official 2015 elementary school fundraising campaign. The poster will be distributed to approximately 500 Catholic elementary schools across the Archdiocese of Toronto.
On February 5, the EcoTeam at Our Lady of Providence School turned down the heat and put on a sweater to help spread the word about energy conservation on National Sweater Day.
At the January 27 Board meeting, trustees unanimously voted to name the Catholic Education Centre chapel the St. John XXIII Chapel. This has been a long-time request of our Priest-in-Residence, Father Jim Roth. A dedication service will be held in the near future.
On January 15, Robby Fabbri, a member of Team Canada’s World Junior Hockey Team and former Dufferin-Peel student, visited with students at St. Bernard of Clairvaux Catholic School.
Lester B. Pearson Catholic School recently hosted an exciting UPower Concert with guest Sara Westbrook who shared powerful messages of respect and resiliency.
At the January 27 Board Meeting, St. Edmund Campion students, Celestial Santiago and Justin Santiago, were recognized by trustees for capturing first place in the province-wide OCSTA Advent Short Video Competition. Check out their video, We Know Advent on YouTube.
At the January 27 Board Meeting, St. Edmund Campion student, Martin Iyahen, was recognized by trustees for capturing third place in the province-wide OCSTA Advent Short Video Competition. Check out Martin’s video Experiencing Advent in Catholic Schools on YouTube.